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Obituary for Bernice Leona Polston (Jensen)

Bernice L. Polston, 89, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 in Fort Wayne. She was born in Grand Island, NE to the late Jim and Henrietta Jensen. Bernice worked as a nurses aid. She enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling, and most of all caring for her family. Bernice is survived by her children, Sherry Smith of Sevierville, TN, Walter (Kathleen) Polston of Fort Wayne, Penny (Brian) Gottlieb of Fort Wayne; and Shannon Polston of Bluffton, IN; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Alice Jividen and Alma Young. Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Polston; son Terry Polston; and grandson, David Ruby. Service is 6:00 pm, Friday, October 2, 2020 at Fairhaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton St. with calling three hours prior beginning at 3:00 pm. Memorials Allen County SPCA or Breast Cancer Research Foundation. To sign the online guestbook, go to